The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 54 70 57
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -13
Contract jobs citing WSUS 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.16% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.86% 0.83% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £188 £200 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.13 £44.49 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-34.53% +111.85%
WSUS
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Systems Management Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
35 121 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.55% 14.29% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 56 22
Median daily rate £365 £376 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.97% +19.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £283 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £376 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.33% +11.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 15 6
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +257.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £21.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+33.72% +11.68%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing WSUS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

WSUS
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WSUS across the Hertfordshire region.

WSUS Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

WSUS
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WSUS across the Hertfordshire region.

WSUS Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

WSUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WSUS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for WSUS.

1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X Server
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) DBS Check
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Web Filtering
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Intranet

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
1 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior IT Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior IT Support
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CCTV
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (50.00%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DBS Check
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
1 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Apple
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) SonicWALL
1 1 (50.00%) VMware